Two bulk carriers banned from Australian ports in one day

Two bulk carriers banned from Australian ports in one day

In an unprecedented move, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has today banned two bulk carriers from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers. Panama registered Fortune Genius in …
Sep 13, 2019 /  Curious
Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards. The …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informed yesterday that has banned the Liberian-flagged container ship MSC Kia Ora from Australian ports for three months after the operator failed to ensure crew were paid …
Mar 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Australian Maritime Safety Authority to adopt the Large Yacht Code for super yachts

Australian Maritime Safety Authority to adopt the Large Yacht Code for super yachts

From March 1, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will adopt the Large Yacht Code for super yachts and training vessels of 24 metres or more in length in a first for the Australian yachting community. Marine …
Feb 3, 2016 /  Curious
Bulker Detained By AMSA In Relation To Not Honoring Crew Wage Payments

Bulker Detained By AMSA In Relation To Not Honoring Crew Wage Payments

According to reports, the Panama flagged MV Apellis bulk carrier has been detained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) following an inspection that uncovered numerous deficiencies regarding the …
Sep 10, 2015 /  Vessels